Thursday, January 30, 2014

Dual Language Paperslides

As a way to share their research, Mrs. Slavin's first grade class produced videos with a document camera and student artwork and recording.  This concept is called "paperslides" using a camera to film paper and voice to tell a story.  The students has been researching using World Book Kids which is available in Spanish and English.  Check out their projects at

Here is one here as a preview.

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Tech Resources for Kindergarten

Here at Gattis, students are using Technology at all grade levels.  One Kindergarten teacher, Lisa Sanford, not only encourages the use of technology at school, but at home as well.  She has several resources on her website for parents to use with their children.  They range from ideas for learning crafts, or online activities, to links to videos that reinforce skills. Check out her page at  Make sure to you go to her Pinterest page as well!